Upstarts for non-root users

Yang Zhang yanghatespam at
Fri Dec 10 00:45:29 GMT 2010

On Thu, Dec 9, 2010 at 4:36 PM, Scott James Remnant <scott at> wrote:
> you can't run your "own" upstart since it relies
> on being PID 1 to do process supervision

I believe you but I'm curious - do you mean upstart needs ptrace
priveleges, specifically? What, besides fork, does it trace?

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